Trump endorses Kansas Sen. Moran; primary fight less likely
February 26, 2021
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Former President Donald Trump has endorsed Kansas Sen. Jerry Moran for reelection in 2022, early backing that makes it unlikely the two-term Republican will face a serious challenge in the GOP primary.
Trump's endorsement Thursday evening came less than two weeks after Moran voted with most Republican senators to acquit Trump on an impeachment charge of inciting the Jan. 6 insurrection in Washington aimed at stopping the certification of Trump's election loss. But Moran had voted to certify the results, and earlier this month, the Clay County Republican Party censured...